September 2, 2017:
Following a magnitude 5.3 earthquake east of Soda Springs, Idaho was a sustained and highly active sequence of aftershocks that were not typically present after earthquakes of this size. The earthquake was due to normal faulting found in the Intermountain Seismic Belt.—(USGS)
No fatalities reported.
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Photo: The Soda Springs, Idaho earthquake sequence showing earthquake locations (circles) from September 2 to September 17, 2017. (Credit: USGS)